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Trump’s First Year Has Been A Success, Not The Disaster Many Predicted

January 12, 2018 by

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By Herbert London ~ As President Trump’s first year in office comes to a close, media hysteria about the grave harm he will cause to the nation and the world continues unabated – even though predictions of disaster he would supposedly cause in the past year never came to pass. Since Donald Trump’s upset election […]

The Emerging New World

September 22, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ It is clear that the free exchange of opinion that once characterized university life is now being challenged. The avatars of social justice have arrogated to themselves the role of arbiter in the university curriculum. But it hasn’t stopped there. Now monuments of the past are being put through the probity […]

Venezuelan Misery

August 1, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ Winston Churchill made the telling observation that socialism can provide equality, but it is the equality of misery; while capitalism offers the inequality of prosperity and plenty. History has reinforced this belief many times and now we are living through this nightmare yet again in a place Hugo Chavez of Venezuela […]

The Rise Of Inflexible Progressivism

June 29, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ As a young man coming from a left-wing pedigree, I embraced a liberal agenda which included most notably, a belief in Israel as a bastion of socialism and democracy. In the 1950s, a good progressive was a good Zionist. Oh, how the world has changed. Now a progressive has moved 180 […]

“Buy American” May Not Be American

June 8, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ President Trump asserts with patriotic fervor that his administration stands for America First, a commendable but somewhat ambiguous concept. What gives it meaning is the idea that Americans “buy American.” Presumably when facing consumer choices Americans should look for a label that keeps them at home. The problem with the concept […]

Weighing Aspirations, Trump Argues For Increased Defense Spending

March 30, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ The post-Cold War ‘military industrial complex’ isn’t applicable to today’s terrorist enemies During President Trump’s recent address to Congress, he said we must add $54 billion of spending to the defense budget in order to bolster the nation’s defense capabilities. Considering the $1 trillion in defense sequestration during the Obama years, […]

Fading U.S. Influence In Asia

February 13, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ If one requires any evidence that the United States is a fading power, the recent events in the South China Sea offer ample evidence. Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft and, to add to the humiliation rebuked the Obama administration for any surveillance near China. The incident took […]